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Northbrook AC members meet on Wednesdays at the Jaguar Sports and Social Club in Browns Lane.

Go with the flow or join in with one of our sessions - you're bound to find something that suits your level or your mood.

Shower, then meet in the bar afterwards for a chinwag and catch up on the latest on the running and social scene.

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If you arrived here because you are thinking about joining a running club then you have come to the right place. Why not come along to our Wednesday night training sessions and try out our friendly welcoming Club. Take out membership and enjoy the experience of Club running. Not sure if you want to join up - then try before you buy. Run with us as a guest for a few weeks before signing. See the Members' Page for more info.


The Club's Summer Handicap Series comprises six races, staged on the first Wednesday of each month from April through to September It is a hugely popular fixture both for Club regulars and for guests. If you ran it last year you will already have a handicap for this season. New members can get a handicap from the handicapper at the start. Only paid-up members can earn points.
The 2016 series kicked off to a cool and windy start on 6 April. Lisa Busby was 1st lady home, with Dave Cooper leading in the men. Results
The next race is on Wednesday 4 May.
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Entries are open for the 14th edition of Club's annual 10k road race, a major fixture in the road race calendar and incorporating the seventh race in the 2016 Warwickshire Road Race League.
This year the race organisers have chosen Coventry's Myton Hospice as the main beneficiary. The race will also support the Allesley Festival and Allesley Scouts.

So don't delay, get your entry in and secure a place. There are three ways to enter, making it even easier for you.
You can get all the info, including how to enter, right here Northbrook 10k


The Cotswold Hilly 100 is a 100 mile road relay race that is divided into 10 legs each of approx 10 miles. It's whole-day event that starts at the American Fountain, Market Square in Stratford upon Avon and finishes at the Stratford Sports Club, and follows a route of mainly minor roads that meanders through the Cotswolds. As the name suggests there are a number of 'undulations' throughout the route. Teams start at either 5am, 6am or 7am depending on their predicted overall time.
The date is Sunday 15 May and there's more about it here ..


Training for Distance?

Sunday morning Club training sessions targeted towards the half and full marathon distances leave from the Jag Club at 9am on Sundays. The weekly training plans take in a variety of routes, with distances designed to get you in perfect shape for your race day.
See training plans


Club kit

A range of Club branded running apparel is available to purchase at attractive prices.
Take a look at the kit page to see what's on offer.


Runners of the Month

February

Peter Fellows
Age group winner at MFRC Easter 5

Claudie Combelas
Many good long distance events results

Previous Runners of the Month

Northbrook Gives Boost to Myton Challenge Events

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Once again Northbrook AC and Coventry Myton Hospice have teamed up to help entrants to Myton's running challenge events. Starting soon, there's a 10k training programme for entrants to the Northbrook 10k on Sunday 10 July 2016.

Coventry Myton are Northbook's charity partner for the 2016 race. See training programmes ..


Northbrook Road Race Champs

The Road Race tables are compiled from Summer Handicap results, and from results of qualifying races sent in to the web site. With all the results now compiled Amanda Deavy tops the ladies' table, with Jill Pittard and Lyn McDonald tying for second place. Stuart Lumsden maintained his lead to win the men's competition. Rachel Meredith and Amy Burdis share pole position in the senior ladies' table, with Amanda Deavy and Sarah McNaney the winning lady vets. John Wilson and Mark Baker are winners in the men's vets.
Northbrook Road Race Champs 2015


Promotion for Northbrook in Birmingham League

Stuart Lumsden

Northbrook fulfilled their ambition and gained promotion to Division 2 in this season's Birmingham & District Invitation Cross-Country League. In the fourth race on 13 February held at Gloucester, Northbrook Men's A team was placed fourth on the day. Top Northbrook points scorer Stuart Lumsden finished overall in joint 3rd place.
In the series standings Northbrook men were in 2nd place, well up in the promotion zone.

See Northbrook results


Warwickshire Road Race League - Win for Northbrook

A series of 11 middle-distance road races starting with the Massey Easter 5 mile in April and finishing with the Rugby 10 mile in September.
Amanda Deavy takes FV35 honours at the top of the FV35 table, whilst Stuart Lumsden and Pete Fellows are the highest placed Northbrook men, being placed fourth and fifth in the senior and MV55 men's tables respectively. In the team placings, Northbrook Men are 4th; Northbrook Ladies are also placed 4th.
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Go to Northbrook WRRL web page for Northbrook standings.

Recent Race Results

Follow the exploits and successes of Club members by checking out these
Recent Northbrook race results

Committee Meetings

The committee meets every month to discuss Club matters and things that affect you. Read the minutes of the committee meeting on 11 April.

Training Schedules

link to Wednesday night training schedule

Wednesday night training schedules for the next few weeks
Northbrook training sessions


Club diary

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Current Northbrook club diary of club running events

 

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Coventry Parkrun
Weekly Free 5km Timed Run

It's free but you must register in advance - go to Coventry parkrun web site


If you haven't yet come across this web site you might like to check it out. There's lots of useful stuff there, all beautifully presented, and there's a delightful animated video that's both amusing and inspiring.

              Visit the Good Run Guide web site       Watch the video